Kedarkantha Trek is famous for trek in winter season in the month of December to April. It is moderate grade trek situated in Uttarakashi District of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 3850 m. The place is so scenic and it offers to see many remote cultural villages, Flora & Fauna & amazing view of snow covered valley in winter. Trek start from sankri village 1950m which is base for Kedarkantha & Har Ki Dun Trek. Juda Ka Talab is a beautiful campsite between dense forest of Pine Tree. This trek start from Dehradun passes through beautiful hill station mussoorie, Barkot, Purola, Mori, Netwar, Motwat along the Tons River.
Region : Uttarakashi District, Uttarakhand
Days required : 5 Night/6 Days
Trek Grade : Easy to Moderate
Altitude : 2743 m.(9000 ft.)
Best Time of Trek : Accessible all months of year / December to April is best for winter trek
Trekking distance : 36 Kms.
Nearest Village : Sankri (1967m or 6455ft)
Motorable road : Up to Sankri
Nearest Rail head : Deharadun (210 km)/Rishikesh (243kms)
Day 01 : Dehradun to Sankari (6450 ft.) (210 km : 7 to 8 hours)
Day 02: Sankari to Juda ka Talab (9000 ft.) (4 km : 4 hours)
Day 03: Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base(11250 ft.) (4 km : 3 to 4 hours)
Day 04: Kedarkantha Base (11,250 ft) to Kedarkantha Peak(12500ft) to Hargoan (9000 ft)
Day 05: Hargoan (9000 ft) to Sankri (6450 ft) (6 to 7 Hours)
Day 06: Sankri to Dehradun (210 km : 8 to 9 hours)
Day 01: Dehradun to Sankari (6450 ft.) (210 km : 7 to 8 hours)
Morning at 6:30am our vehicle will pick up you from Dehradun Railway Station & depart to Sankari village, passes through Mussoriee (Queen of Hills),Barkot, Netwar, Mori & Tons River. Overnight stay in Sankri.
Day 02 : Sankari to Juda ka Talab (9000 ft.) (4 km : 4 hours)
Morning warm up exercise & Breakfast at Sankari village , now trek starts to Juda ka Talab, campsite between dense forest of Pine Tree. Overnight stay in camp.
Day 03 : Juda Ka Talab to Kedarkantha Base(11250 ft.) (4 km : 3 to 4 hours)
Magnificent view of Himalayan peaks, peaks look like golden colour when sun rays hits the snow covered peak. Morning breakfast in peaceful environment, now trek start to Kedarkantha base passes through dense forest of pine & oak, & various flora and fauna. Overnight stay in camp in Kedarkatha base.
Day 04 : Kedarkantha Base (11,250 ft) to Kedarkantha Peak(12500ft) to Hargoan (9000 ft).
Enjoy morning view of nature in the lap of Kedarkatha valley, enjoy sunrise view golden peaks and wind gushing through your hair. Hot breakfast in morning & then start trek to Kedarkantha top where Lord Shiva temple with idol of Shiva ,Ganesha & parvati, Post lunch depart for Hargaon. Night halt in Hargaon.
Day 05 : Hargoan (9000 ft) to Sankri (6450 ft) (6 to 7 Hours)
Last day of trek, breakfast in Hargaon, trek start towards sankri. On the way view of various kind of flora, forest of pine, meadows which will be a memorable journey of your life. This is one of the beautiful and enthralling trek you will come acroos in the Himalayas. If you are looking for less crowded and less commercial trek then this the trek to be, explore and get mesmerized with the beauty of the place. Overnight stay in Sankri.
Day 06 : Sankri to Dehradun (210 km : 8 to 9 hours)
Depart to Dehradun today Lunch & Breakfast on the way. Trip ends with beautiful memories.
Things to carry
Rucksack cover (Waterproof)
Thermal wear (Base Layer) 1 pair
Under garments/Inner wear As per need
Cotton socks 2/3 pair
Woolen socks 1 pair
Woolen gloves 1 pair
Waterproof gloves 1 pair
Camp sandal 1 pair
Balaclava/Woolen skull cap/Monkey Cap 1
Sun cap/Wide brimmed Hat/Bandana 1
Walking Sticks/Trekking Poles/Ski Poles 1 pair
Heavy Jacket 1
Windproof Jacket/Wind Cheater 1
Raingear/Poncho/Waterproof clothing 1
Sweater/Rain coat/Poncho in moonsoons
Water bottle/Hydration pack 1
Sunscreen lotion 1
Chap Stick/Cold & Moisturising cream .
Tooth brush and tooth paste
Tissue roll ( Toilet)
Anti Fungal Powder
Torch/Head Lamp with extra batteries
Camera with extra cells
Dry food items
Personal first aid kit
Medicines(This is a simple guide line and a doctors consultation is recommended.)
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